Jazz Currents

Ride the Jazz Currents. These currents flow back to the early sources of modern jazz and forward to the sounds that will shape the music of tomorrow. They are electric currents and acoustic. They flow in the mainstream and they skirt the edges. 

Saturday, March 16 on Jazz Currents:

Host Tom Ineck directs this month's artist spotlight on trumpeter Claudio Roditi, featuring his own recordings as well as those with pianist Manfredo Fest, harmonica player and vibraphonist Hendrik Meurkens, saxophonist Jimmy Heath, guitarist Peter Leitch, trumpeter Greg Abate, the Metropole Orchestra, guitarist Jim Hall, pianist McCoy Tyner, drummer Duduka Da Fonseca, and saxophonist Paquito D'Rivera. The spotlight is on Claudio Roditi, this week on "Jazz Currents."

Saturday, March 23 on Jazz Currents:

Host Tom Ineck celebrates Women's History Month with the music of pianist Roberta Piket, singer Sheila Jordan, trumpeter Rebecca Coupe Franks, pianist Renee Rosnes, bassist Jennifer Leitham, singer Christine Hitt, pianist Michele Rosewoman, singer and guitarist Kendra Shank, flutist Ali Ryerson, pianist Anat Fort, singer Marilyn Maye, and pianist Patricia Barber. Female jazz artists are celebrated, this week on "Jazz Currents."


At the June 12, 2018, Jazz in June concert in Lincoln, Tom Ineck presented singer Jazzmeia Horn with the Jazz Journalists Association award for Up and Coming Musician of the Year. A day earlier, he interviewed Horn about her rising popularity, her Grammy-nominated debut recording, her desire to deliver a positive message in her music and much more. Click here to listen to their conversation. 

The history of Kansas City Jazz is the subject of an essay by Tom Ineck in the Enclopedia of the Great Plains, edited by David J. Wishart and published in 2004 by the Center for Great Plains Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Listen to NET Radio every Saturday from 7 to 9 for a great night of jazz. Host Tom Ineck plays two hours of straight-ahead, mainstream jazz, from the classics to the latest releases. 

Thanks for listening on NET Radio every Saturday at 7 Central.

Tom Ineck